107: One Bite at a Time: 20 Years of Comics, Illustration, and Design with Ryan Claytor, Cartoonist, and Professor

Today, we’re joined by the incredibly talented Ryan Claytor, a master in the realms of comics, illustration, and design. With a career spanning over two decades, Ryan brings a unique blend of storytelling and artistic skill to the table. In this episode, we’ll dive into his latest endeavor, ‘One Bite at a Time,’ an extraordinary Kickstarter book that showcases not just his art, but the intricate processes behind it. Get ready to be inspired as we explore the creative journey and insights of Ryan Claytor, an artist who truly brings his visions to life, one bite at a time.

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Sergio Aragones 

Spider-Man PR24 – 45 record Draco story

Spiderman toilet paper story

Ang Lee

Dave Sharpe

Joe Kubert School of Cartooning

Fernando Ruiz

Scott McCloud

Emil Ferris



Coin Up Carnival Book

Pinball Pete’s Arcade (Michigan)

Wayne Neyens (pinball designer)

Gottlieib pinball 

Chicago Coin

Mr Jones Watches

Clip Studio

Prismacolor fixed width pen


Mister Rogers

Mister Rogers and Congress

Mr. Dressup
Royal Canadian Mint

Anna Bucciarelli on Drawing Inspiration

===== How to reach Ryan Claytor =====

Instagram @coinupcarnival

Website ElephantEater, OneBiteattimebook.com

===== How to reach Mike Hendley =====


YouTube https://www.youtube.com/@MikeHendleyArt/

Instagram @Mike_Hendley 

Twitter @MikeHendley

Mike’s drawing kit 

Show notes at DrawingInspiration.fm

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